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William (Willie) Lamb

Born: December 15, 1902
Place of Birth: Montrose, Angus, Scotland
Died: 1969
Category: Golfer, professional
Inducted: 1985
Club Affiliations: Westin Golf and Country Club

Willie Lamb, another of George Cumming's successful assistants at Toronto Golf Club, won five CPGA Championships between 1928 and 1935. A player of immense concentration and few words, Lamb also won the Ontario Open once and captured the Quebec Open three times. Lamb served as professional at Uplands and Lambton Golf Club.

Willie Lamb's Record:

National:

  • 1930 Winner of the Millar Trophy
  • Canadian Professional Golfers Association Champion: 1928-1930, 1933, 1935 
  • 1937 Runner-Up in Canadian Professional Golfers Association Champion

Provincial:

  • 1932 Ontario Open Champion
  • Runner-Up in Ontario Open Champion: 1935, 1942, 1946 
  • 1931 - 1933 Quebec Open Champion

Other Items of Note:

  • Willie Lamb was Captain of the CPGA in 1929 and President in Ontario in 1948, 1949, 1950

To view pictures of William Lamb from the museum collection, click here.
 
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